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this appendix is a north carolina addition to the 2009 international residential code. the provisions contained in this appendix are adopted as part of this code. section am101 general. when the deck floor height is less than 4'-0' above finished grade per figure am109 and the deck is attached to the structure in accordance with section
railings. guard rails are required wherever the deck is 30 inches or more above the surrounding grade. guard rails on residential decks must be at least 36 inches high; the railing must also be
the prescriptive residential wood deck construction guide is fantastic. if you build decks, inspect decks, are planning to build a deck, or just want some great info on how to properly build a deck, download this free guide from the american wood council.
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these standards are borrowed by deck builders and come from the actual code requirements used for the floor deck of a residential home. the load that is placed on your deck is expressed in pounds per square foot psf and the total load or more appropriately, the design load, is comprised of the dead load and the live load.
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6 prescriptive residential wood deck construction guide american wood council table 3a. dimension lumber deck beam spans lb 1 supporting a single span of joists with or without overhangs. joist spans l less than or equal to: species size4 6' 8' 10' 12' 14' 16' 18' southern pine
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deck constitutes floor area. decks and porches are typically found in residential districts, but decks may also be permitted in commercial districts. new york city building code the nyc building code bc regulates the construction of porches and decks.
this means these decks were installed prior to todays building codes. to encourage compliant deck design and construction, the american wood council published design for code acceptance no. 6 prescriptive residential wood deck construction guide dca 6 .
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according to , about half of the 40 million decks in the united states are not code-compliant. improperly built decks can shift or collapse, injuring people in the process and causing damage to houses and other structures. building codes are in place to ensure safety, and virtually every state and municipality enforces codes for deck construction.
for a deck floor: if the wood is wet and heavy, butt boards together as some shrinkage will occur; if wood is dry and light, separate boards slightly max. 1/8' to allow for future swelling. for 2' lumber, use 3 1/4' nails or 3' screws. for 5/4 decking, use 3 nails or 2 1/2' screws.
decks are great ways to enjoy the outdoors, entertain and fire a quiet moment to relax. a deck means having a social space, a focal point for the backyard where you can spend your relaxation time. a deck is a great space for any accessories you may want in your yard, like outdoor tables and chairs, plants, lanterns, and more. porches
if you choose to install a guardrail on a deck lower than 30', you must still meet code requirements. decks attached to single-family detached homes are regulated under the rules of the international residential code irc . the irc requires guardrails to be at least 36' in height measured from the deck surface to the top of the rail.